Newsmakers: August 13, 2007

Junior Round-up

Maria Jose Uribe

Maria Jose Uribe defeated Amanda Blumenhurst 1 up to win the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship. Neither player was up by more than one hole during the entire 36-hole match, and Uribe won the 35th hole to put her 1 up for good. It is the first victory on U.S. soil for the 17-year-old Colombian.

Graham Baillargeon of Mississauga, Ontario, won the Canadian Junior Boys' Championship. Baillargeon fired a 7-under-par 281 for the tournament.

Amateur Round-up

Mike Knight captured the Pacific Coast Amateur, firing a final-round 68 to finish at 10-under-par 278, good for a one-stroke victory over Cameron Tringale.

Zach Sucher won the Cardinal Amateur, carding a 3-under-par 207 for the tournament. Patrick Reed finished in second place, two strokes back.

Luke Hopkins claimed victory at the Palmetto Amateur, one week after capturing the South Carolina Amateur. The Clemson sophomore fired a 5-under-par 275 tournament total.

Professional Round-up

Tiger Woods won his fourth PGA Championship Sunday, shooting an 8-under-par 272 tournament total. It is the 13th major title and fifth victory of the year for Woods.

 

 

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Weekly Results
EaglesDream Golf Academy Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
*Austin Hitt
210
2
Zhengkai Bai
210
3
Zachary Bariso
211
Girls
Total
1
Latanna Stone
219
2
Emma Albrecht
220
3
Lei Ye
222
Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship
Boys
Total
1
Goodman Rudolph
205
2
Ryan Hall
206
3
Brayden Garrison
207
Girls
Total
1
Olivia Cason
207
2
Amanda Doherty
208
3
Abigail Heck
212
Lockton Kansas City Junior
Boys
Total
1
Andy Spencer
202
2
Reese Ramsey
207
3
Brian Choe
209
Girls
Total
1
Pajaree Anannarukarn
208
T
2
Mia Ayer
220
T
2
Alexa Tsay
220
The Yang Foundation Junior at Wood Ranch
Boys
Total
1
Sean Yi
209
2
Brandon Brame
210
3
Seldon Doyle
212
Girls
Total
1
Kailie Vongsaga
215
2
Brittany Park
216
3
Ziyi Wang
217
AJGA Philadelphia Junior presented by Golf Performance Center
Boys
Total
1
Christian Cavaliere
216
2
Brent Ito
218
3
Alex Zhu
219
Girls
Total
1
Holly McCann
220
T
2
Brynn Walker
221
T
2
Jackie Rogowicz
221
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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